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" Peace, peace ! he is not dead, he doth not sleep ! He hath awakened from the dream of life. 'Tis we who, lost in stormy visions, keep With phantoms an unprofitable strife, And in mad trance strike with our spirit's knife Invulnerable nothings. We decay... "
The Clintons; or, Deeps and shallows of life - Page 18
1853
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Annales de Bretagne, Volume 14

Brittany (France) - 1899
...spiril's knife Invulnérable nolhings — We decay Like corpses in a charnel; fear and grief Convulsé us and consume us day by day, And cold hopes swarm like worms within our living day. And that unrest which men miscall delight, Can touch him not and torture not again ; From thé...
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The Dark Angel: Gothic Elements in Shelley's Works

John V. Murphy - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 199 pages
...unprofitable strife, And in mad trance, strike with our spirit's knife Invulnerable nothings.—We decay Like corpses in a charnel; fear and grief Convulse...cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay. (345-51) There is no difficulty in seeing how this wholly Gothic picture of confused passions and spiritual...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 39

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1879
...Invulnerable nothings — we decay Like corpses in a charnol, fear and grief Convulse and consume ns day by day, And cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay. So, when Fichte has achieved his deliverance from scepticism, his mind is closed for ever against embarrassment...
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Selected Poems

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Poetry - 1993 - 123 pages
...unprofitable strife, And in mad trance, strike with our spirit's knife Invulnerable nothings.—We decay Like corpses in a charnel; fear and grief Convulse...cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay. XL He has outsoared the shadow of our night; Envy and calumny and hate and pain, And that unrest which...
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Selected Poems

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Poetry - 1993 - 123 pages
...unprofitable strife, And in mad trance, strike with our spirit's knife Invulnerable nothings.—We decay Like corpses in a charnel; fear and grief Convulse...cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay. XL He has outsoared the shadow of our night; Envy and calumny and hate and pain, And that unrest which...
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Bill Wyman, Stone Alone: The Story of a Rock 'n' Roll Band

Bill Wyman - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 594 pages
...Invulnerable nothings, - We decay Like corpses in a chamel;fear and grief Convulse us and consume us Jay by day, And cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay, He slipped his page to continue with Stanza 52: The One remains, the many change and pass; Heaven's...
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Classical Mythology in English Literature: A Critical Anthology

Geoffrey Miles - Fiction - 1999 - 456 pages
...time and change, unquenchably the same, Whilst thy cold embers choke the sordid hearth of shame. 39 Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep He...cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay. 40 He has outsoared the shadow of our night; Envy and calumny0 and hate and pain, And that unrest which...
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Classical Mythology in English Literature: A Critical Anthology

Geoffrey Miles - Fiction - 1999 - 456 pages
...time and change, unquenchably the same, Whilst thy cold embers choke the sordid hearth of shame. 39 Peace, peace! he is not dead. he doth not sleep He...by day, And cold hopes swarm like worms within our IKing clay. 40 He has outsoared the shadow of our night; Emy and calumny0 and hate and pain, And that...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - Poetry - 2007 - 544 pages
...ENGLISH (1770-1850) THE CYCLES Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep OF LIFE FromAdonais Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep —...cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay. He has outsoared the shadow of our night; Envy and calumny and hate and pain, And that unrest which...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shelley

Timothy Morton - Literary Criticism - 2006
...turn to consolation in Shelley's poem is highly qualified, for in fact it converts life into death: We decay Like corpses in a charnel; fear and grief...cold hopes swarm like worms within our living clay. (348-51) Milton's Lycidas famously concludes with its speaker acknowledging the dawning of a new day,...
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